Richard Williams, a Canadian-British animator whose work on the jumping cartoon bunny in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" has helped blur the lines between the animated world and ours, has died. He was 86 years old. The Oscar winner died of cancer on Friday at his home in Bristol, England, his daughter Natasha Sutton Williams said The 1950s and 1960s and the rise of computer-aided animation in the 1990s and beyond. His most famous work may be as director of animation for "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" (1988), a film that combines live action cinema and cartoons from all eras. This is a process of tediously inserting animated characters into each frame and creating complex ones Light effects are generated. The result ̵
Richard Williams, a Canadian-British animator who has helped blur the boundaries between the animated and our world with "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" has died. He was 86 years old.
The Oscar winner died of cancer on Friday at his home in Bristol, England. His daughter Natasha Sutton Williams reported on Saturday.
Williams career was marked by the "Golden Age of Animation". "It faded between the 1950s and 1960s and the rise of computer-aided animation in the 1990s and beyond.
His most famous work may be married to director of animation for" Who Framed Roger Rabbit, "a 1988 film, Live -Action cinema and cartoons from all eras, a process that involves the tedious insertion of animated characters into each frame and complex lighting effects.The result – a crazy and somewhat gritty comedy, in the "toons" and people seamlessly against the background Interacting with Noir's live-action film – was a commercial and critical hit, helping to revitalize Disney's pressurized animation department.
Famous film critic Roger Ebert declared the film "A breakthrough in artistry," but Williams gave a more self-ironic account 2013 and joked in front of an audience that the director Robert Zemeckis in every attitude ge There was not enough room for the cartoon characters and the cartoonists had to let them hurry very quickly into every picture.
"I kept standing in front of my door shouting:" FINE DRAWING! ", He said.
Williams was born in Toronto in 1933. Www.mjfriendship.de/de/index.php?op…=view&id=167 A pair of commercial artists and his stepfather worked on the commercial art business side, said Sutton Williams in one Interview with Seven Dwarfs "at the age of 5. He was highly praised by critics for his first film, the no-dialogue short film" The Little Island "(1958), which won his first Oscar for an animated version of" A Christmas Carol "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" Williams was part of a team that took home the Academy Award for Visual Effects for the film, and in 1989 he won a Special Award for Animation Director at the Academy Awards.
Sutton Williams said her father's best-selling book was "The" Animator's Survival Kit "was a distillation with decades of experience and is still" essentially the Bible that every single animator has around the world.
Her father "animated and wrote until his death"
Williams is survived by his wife and longtime colleague Imogen Sutton, her two children and four children from two previous marriages.
Visit Williams' website at www.theanimatorssurvivalkit.com]